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09-27-2004, 12:05 PM
Jason MacIsaac
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Originally Posted by CREW99AW
I don't want just a tax.Major League Baseball thought a luxury tax would reign in the big spenders,spread the $ around,keep salaries down.Yankee payroll is up around $186m.One Hundred and eighty-six million dollars

Yeah a luxury tax has really kept baseball salaries down.
Baseball is in a different category. You can buy teams in baseball where chemistry isn't all that important. In hockey if you have a powerfull tax most teams would shy away from that not wanting to take a chance like the Rags did. Chemistry is everything in hockey.

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